Feb 13

1034 Researching like a Professional Genealogist (Information)

Date & Time
13 February 2023 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
(UTC+11:00) Australia/Sydney

This is a hybrid meeting for members and guests. Members and guests interested in attending should register for this event via Zoom or in person. After registering to attend via Zoom, you will receive an email with a link to the external Zoom website to complete the registration.

The topic for this meeting is:

"Research like a Professional Genealogist"

With Debra Carter

Research Team Manager at AncestryProGenealogists


With a formal education in genealogy and local history and an early career in international commercial shipping, her area of genealogy expertise is the research of Australian and associated migratory records. She researches the major subscription databases and social history, finding and adding depth, context and colour to family history stories.

She is a full member of the Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives (AGRA), the Association of Professional Genealogists and the Society of Australian Genealogists. She also has an ongoing one-name study with the Guild of One-Name Studies (Fleeson).

She enjoys family history tutoring, having built and delivered courses to adult learners in the UK and Australia. Being actively involved in the genealogy and heritage community and presenting talks on various genealogical subjects, she finds is very rewarding. 

The talk will include the following:

  • Where to start/ Framing Research Questions;
  • Standard methodologies and approaches;
  • Using Checklists and Research Logs;
  • Tips and Tricks that the Pro’s use;
  • When to seek assistance from a professional genealogist/researcher.



Event Type
In Person meeting and zoom
Event Location
41 Templeton Street
Cook ACT 2614
Contact Details
Contact the secretary

Saturday 11th Feb 2023
New Members (Information) Cook
11:00 am Join us to learn how to best use the FHACT website and library resources. ...
Monday 13th Feb 2023
1034 Researching like a Professional Genealogist (Register) Cook
7:00 pm Join Debra Carter in the Education Room or via zoom to hear how to research like a Professional Genealogist ...